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    Sheriff's Corner: Call priorities

    I was recently asked about how the sheriff's office prioritizes and responds to calls for service. The answer is fairly complicated and many factors go into this process. Our dispatch center, often referred to as the communications center, is the hub ...

    Sheriff's Corner: ATV safety

    This month I would like to reiterate a topic that we have covered before as a very important reminder that people of all ages can use: All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) safety and information about training programs and courses available for youth to become certi ...

    Sheriff's Corner: Be safe on the water

    As long as it seemed to get here, the boating season is already upon us. Fortunately, we did not have a serious boating accident or drowning incident in 2013. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office wants you to stay safe on the water this year, whether you’re a ...

    Sheriff's Corner: National Volunteer Month

    April is National Volunteer Month and I would like to use this column to recognize the many people that volunteer in several different capacities with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. ...

    Sheriff's Corner: Welfare fraud and fraud prevention

    We have had recent questions about welfare fraud and fraud prevention within Cass County. The sheriff’s office has always assisted Human, Health and Veteran Services in fraud investigations. We have been recently asked by Human, Health and Veteran Service ...

    Sheriff's Corner: STS program

    I am often asked about our STS program, what it actually means and the benefit of having such a program. Many times the STS program is not understood and often mislabeled. STS is an abbreviation for “Sentencing to Service” and is often affiliated with a “ ...

    Cass Sheriff's Corner: Snapshot of 2013

    This month, I am going to write something a little different than the normal monthly articles with submitted questions. I want to give you a snapshot about the activities from the sheriff’s office in 2013. We will be publishing our annual report to the Ca ...

    Sheriff's Corner: Winter driving and safety tips

    With winter making its fast and furious appearance, it’s time for everyone to brush up on their winter driving and safety tips. During spring, summer and fall, we often forget about some of the basic tips and safety procedures of winter driving. In additi ...

    Sheriff's Corner: Beware of scams

    This month I would like to share some information about scams, identify theft and protecting yourself from these devastating financial crimes. I know I have written about this topic before, but unfortunately our office has recently seen an increase in the ...

    Older people more vulnerable to scams

    Generally speaking, older adults have high levels of trust with regard to strangers, telephone salespersons, contractors, workers, officials and others they deal with. Therefore, they become an easier target for home invasion, dishonest contractors, fraud ...

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